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Cubs Trade Russell and Speedy Neifi to Braves

Yesteday, the Cubs acquired LHP Felix Doubront for a player to be named later from the Boston Red Sox. A trade that I like a whole lot presuming the PTBNL isn't much and considering Doubront's ability to strikeout many hitters. A move to the NL Central certainly won't hurt his numbers either. Today, the deadline has been rocking and the Cubs big moves were out of the...
Via Cub Reporter
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Cubs acquire Felix Doubront from Boston!

photo credit: Keith Allison via;   MLB: The Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox have agreed to a trade which sends LP Felix Doubront to the Cubs. In return the Red Sox will receive a low-level prospect after the Rule 5 Draft. The 2014 Season has been a struggle for Doubront as he was moved to the bullpen after going 2-4 with a 5.19 ERA in only 10 starts. He didn’t...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
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Felix Doubront Trade Necessary For Red Sox, Worthwhile Deal For Cubs

BOSTON — Felix Doubront just couldn’t put it all together. Doubront showed flashes of being a reliable pitcher during his time with the Red Sox. Those flashes, however, were accompanied by inexplicable lapses, which eventually led to his demise. Doubront was traded to the Cubs on Wednesday in a deal that was necessary for Boston and worthwhile for Chicago. Doubront, who began...
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Doubront Traded to Cubs for PTBNL

Felix Doubront has said openly that he does not appreciate the bullpen role that he has been given by the Red Sox for much of the season.  Doubront indicated that he considers himself a starter, so if he is not to start with the Red Sox he would like to be traded to a team where he would be given that opportunity.  Doubront has also had some poor showing on the mound when he has...
Via Fenway West
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Cubs Add Felix Doubront; Close to Trading Bonifacio

The Cubs, led by Theo Epstein, have acquired another player that he knows from his time with the Red Sox. Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront — MLB Trade Rumors (@mlbtraderumors) July 30, 2014 Felix Doubront is a left-handed pitcher who has had some success in the Red Sox rotation the past couple of years, but is struggling to find consistency in 2014.  At 26...
Via World Series Dreaming
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox keep selling, send Felix Doubront to Cubs

Hey, the Cubs are still active at the trade deadline! But instead of selling at this moment, they’re…buying? doubront goes to cubs @jonmorosi mentioned 1st — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 30, 2014 Red Sox got player to be named later for Duobront — JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) July 30, 2014 Felix Doubront looked like a nice buy low candidate this summer, especially after...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs About To Acquire Felix Doubront In Trade

Theo Epstein knows Felix Doubront. And, this afternoon, his Cubs are apparently trading for the mercurial lefty and his significant up-side. Doubront has been a poorly-performing malcontent this season—after a stellar campaign in 2013. Clearly, the Red Sox have tired of his act and are shipping him to a guy who has favored him for a long time. Stay tuned.
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix Doubront, John Farrell Had Meeting After Implosion Vs. Blue Jays

BOSTON — Felix Doubront’s season has been a struggle. Doubront, who is unhappy with his current role in the Red Sox’s bullpen, imploded in Monday’s series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. The left-hander has since met with manager John Farrell. Farrell would not reveal any details of his discussion with Doubront — beyond acknowledging that a meeting...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix Doubront’s Frustrating Season Hits Low In Red Sox’s Blowout Loss

BOSTON — Felix Doubront hasn’t been shy about voicing his frustration. Now, the Red Sox have just as much reason to be frustrated. Doubront, who is unhappy about pitching out of the bullpen rather than starting, laid a stinker in relief Monday, surrendering six earned runs — he also allowed two inherited runners to score — on six hits and two walks over two thirds of an inning...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix Doubront Open To Trade: ‘Hard To Be Happy’ In Red Sox’s Bullpen

Felix Doubront and the Boston Red Sox appear to be at a crossroads. Doubront, who has expressed displeasure with his current role several times, reiterated Sunday that he’s unhappy pitching out of the Red Sox’s bullpen. The left-hander even is open to a trade if it means becoming a starter again. “If something happens, it’s going to happen because it’s going to be the best...
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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